‘Street Fighter V’ and multi-version ‘Fire Emblem Fates’ drop this week

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"Street Fighter V" is the latest edition of the Capcom fighting series, out for Windows PC and PlayStation 4. Credit: Capcom U.S.A.

"Street Fighter V" is the latest edition of the Capcom fighting series, out for Windows PC and PlayStation 4. Credit: Capcom U.S.A.

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"Street Fighter V" is the latest edition of the Capcom fighting series, out for Windows PC and PlayStation 4. Credit: Capcom U.S.A.

“Street Fighter V” is the latest edition of the Capcom fighting series, out for Windows PC and PlayStation 4. Credit: Capcom U.S.A.

New video games out this week

"Street Fighter V." Fighting-game fans have been waiting patiently for Capcom's brawler, which will launch with 16 characters and add more through the rest of the year. PC and PlayStation 4 players can play against each other online and the games "V-Gauge" and "EX Gauge" mechanics mean lots to learn for those returning to the franchise. Rated T for Teen. $60-$100 in Standard and Collector's Editions, for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC.

"Fire Emblem Fates." (Out Friday) This ambitious role-playing game, which launches as two separate titles or a "Special Edition" with "Birthright" and "Conquest" branches in both directions and offers players the chance to hop to the other for an additional $20. A third story, "Revelation" will launch as downloadable content on March 10 for $20. Sounds like a lot to keep track of! $40 each or $80 for Special Edition. Rated T for Teen for Nintendo 3DS.

Also out this week: "Project X Zone 2" (3DS), "The Escapists: The Walking Dead" (PS4), "Flip" (PC), "Dub Dash" (PC), "The Ship: Remastered" (PC), "Control Craft 2" (PC), "Devil Sealing Stone" (PC), "Downfall" (PC), "Side Quest" (PC), "Layers of Fear" (PS4), "TRON RUN/r" (PS4, Xbox One), "Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae" (PS4), "Pixel Piracy" (Xbox One), "Trinium Wars" (PC), "Brushwood Buddies" (PC), "No Pineapple Left Behind" (PC), "The Solus Project" (PC), "Tap Tap Arcade" (Nintendo Wii U), "Red Comrades Save the Galaxy: Reloaded" (PC), "Cities Skylines: Snowfall" (PC), "Devil Daggers" (PC), "Super Flippin' Phones" (PC), "Small Town Terrors: Galdor's Bluff" (PC), "Take the Dream IX" (PC), "Bayonetta 2" (Wii U re-release), "Mazement" (PC), "Pixel Puzzles 2: Space" (PC).